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English noun: milk

1. milk (food) a white nutritious liquid secreted by mammals and used as food by human beings

Broader (hypernym)beverage, dairy product, drink, drinkable, potable

Narrower (hyponym)acidophilus milk, buttermilk, certified milk, chocolate milk, condensed milk, cows' milk, dried milk, dry milk, evaporated milk, goats' milk, homogenized milk, low-fat milk, milk powder, pasteurized milk, powdered milk, raw milk, scalded milk, semi-skimmed milk, skim milk, skimmed milk, sour milk, whole milk, yak's milk

Substance holonymprotein

2. milk (body) produced by mammary glands of female mammals for feeding their young

Broader (hypernym)aliment, alimentation, bodily fluid, body fluid, humor, humour, liquid body substance, nourishment, nutriment, nutrition, sustenance, victuals

Narrower (hyponym)colostrum, foremilk, mother's milk

3. Milk (object) a river that rises in the Rockies in northwestern Montana and flows eastward to become a tributary of the Missouri River

SynonymsMilk River

Instance hypernymriver

Part meronymMontana, MT, Treasure State

4. milk (food) any of several nutritive milklike liquids

Broader (hypernym)food product, foodstuff

Narrower (hyponym)coconut cream, coconut milk, coconut milk, coconut water, formula, soya milk, soybean milk, soymilk

English verb: milk

1. milk (change) take milk from female mammals

SamplesCows need to be milked every morning.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)draw, take out

Narrower (hyponym)strip

Verb groupmilk

2. milk (consumption) exploit as much as possible

SamplesI am milking this for all it's worth.

ExamplesThey milk him of all his money

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)exploit, tap

3. milk (change) add milk to

SamplesMilk the tea.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)add

Verb groupmilk

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